LETC 2009 coming up fast

The 2009 LETC season is fast approaching... here's a sneak preview;

Target goal events

...highlights (more local events planned- see 2009 LETC Target Races)

  • July 12, 2009 Canadian Long Course National Championships in Oliver
  • August 23, 2009 Canadian National Championships in Kelowna
  • August 30, 2009 Ironman Canada in Penticton
  • September 12-13, 2009 ITU Sprint and Olympic Distance World Championships on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • October 22-25, 2009 ITU Long Distance World Championships in Perth, Australia

Training

  • monthly training plan will go year round!
    • tri specific January to September
    • run specific October-mid-November
    • off season mid-November-December
  • personalized training programs from Andrew and Alan still available on limited basis
  • performance evaluations in all three sports
  • awareness of pre-habilitation not re-habilitation
  • more involvement from LETC community coaches
  • training camps

Swim

  • 90 minute session on Sundays with big technical emphasis January to June
  • outdoor sessions June to September to transition your pool skills to open water and wetsuit specific skills
  • more time trial options

Bike

  • "destination" rides every month
  • increased opportunities for draft legal bike events
  • more time trial options

Run

  • new emphasis on running technique, skills and posture
  • time trials and races over more distances
  • new perspective on building speed work

Transitions

  • T1 and T2 combo workouts to get you ready for your events
  • skills and fitness elements in both
  • Duathlon and aquathon
  • new for 09- T1 combo workouts

See ya in 2009!

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